Skip Hire - The Fundamentals of Hiring a Skip Hire Company

People hire skips for many different reasons. Having a spring clear out, removing an old kitchen or toilet, wanting to remove lots of garden waste are all reasons why people hire skips.



Hiring a skip is a pretty simple procedure, even more so nowadays full report with several companies providing the option of booking your skip online. Generally the procedure is as follows. Reserve the hiring of your skip from a skip hire firm giving them a time and day you'd like your skip delivered and the size of skip you require. Your dumpster should arrive on the day you specified. You can generally keep the dumpster for as long as is needed to fill it with your waste. As soon as you skip is prepared for removal, simply give the skip hire firm 48 hours notice of when you'd like your skip accumulated.

This could cause difficulties in picking up the dumpster and additionally is perilous to pedestrians and motorists. The skip should not be loaded above the top of the walls of the skip. If the skip is overloaded the skip hire firm generally allow the right to 'level' the waste on picking up the skip if the skip is deemed unsuitable for transportation.

Skips come in numerous sizes. The smallest is what is known as a Mini Skip, can hold up to 1.5 cubic metres of wastes but is not usually available everywhere in the UK. The following dimension is a Midi Skip which is ideal of toilet and kitchen refits and holds up to 3 cubic metres. The most familiar skip size is what is known as a Contractors Skip it could hold up to 4.6 cubic metres of waste (as much as 50 60 bin bags) and is accessible everywhere in the UK. There are larger skip sizes available but many of these aren't suitable for very heavy waste due to the weight of the completely loaded skip.

You can fill your skip with pretty much anything with the exception of a few items these include aerosols, gas canisters, computer monitors, televisions, complete paint cans, food waste, tyres, fridges or freezers.

Another option many skip hire companies offer is a 'wait and load' service. This really is ideal when you have a heap of waste prepared for load and really don't require the skip for an extended time period.

If there is no room on your own house for the skip it is going to have to be set on the public road / sidewalk. For a skip to be set on the public road/sidewalk a permit from the council is required. Although some councils insist that the applicant for the permit should be the person hiring the skip, usually this permit can be arranged by the skip hire firm once you purchase your skip. Also, in the event the skip is to be set on the road it's the responsibility of the person selecting the skip to ensure it has to suitable warning lights attached. These lights can generally be hired from the skip hire firm when ordering the skip.



Whatever you require your skip for so long so you work with a reputable firm your skip hire experience should be trouble free.

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